... High wind watch remains in effect from this evening through
* some affected locations... western Whatcom County including the
Fraser valley from Bellingham northward... Lummi Island... the
San Juan Islands especially the north part... and the Western
Islands of Skagit County.
* Timing... northeast winds flowing out of the Fraser River valley
will increase early this evening and continue into Saturday
* Wind... northeast 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 50 to 55 mph.
* Impacts... strong winds may cause power outages... knock down
tree branches and possibly topple weak trees. Temperatures
will be in the 20s which will put wind chill values in the
A high wind watch means there is the potential for a damaging
... Record highs broken or tied today in western Washington...
Location hi today record / year
Sea-tac Airport 58 58 2013
Olympia 58 57 1959
Hoquiam 57 57 2013
NWS Seattle @sandpoint 59 57 2013